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Eight girls taking pictures : a novel

Author: Whitney Otto
Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Scribner hardcover edView all editions and formats
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A tale inspired by the lives of famous twentieth-century female photographers traces the progression of feminism and photography in various world regions as each woman explores private and public goals while balancing the demands of family and creativity.
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Genre/Form: Biographical fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Whitney Otto
ISBN: 9781451682694 1451682697 9781451682724 1451682727 9781451682731 1451682735
OCLC Number: 779265960
Description: vi, 342 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Cymbeline in Love or, The Unmade Bed --
A Little Dog in Pearls or, Machine Worker in Summer --
The Sentimental Problem of Clara Argento or, Mella's Typewriter --
The Artist of Her Own Beauty or, Observatory Time-The Lovers --
Such Are the Dreams of the Everyday Housewife or, Articulos electricos para el hogar (Electrical Appliances for the Home) --
A World through My Window or, Early Skyline --
Jessie Berlin or, Phoenix on Her Side --
Good Night Kiss or, Crescent Moon.
Responsibility: Whitney Otto.

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"Thoughtful, nuanced depictions of the complexity of women's lives...Eight Girls is a moving read about the pleasures and pangs that define the lives of women."

 
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